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Watervliet Arsenal, Building No. 22, Westervelt Avenue & Buffington Street, Watervliet, Albany County, NY



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Item Title
Watervliet Arsenal, Building No. 22, Westervelt Avenue & Buffington Street, Watervliet, Albany County, NY

Location
Westervelt Avenue & Buffington Street, Watervliet, NY

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER NY-1-H
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (FN-2).
Building/structure dates: 1839 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1918 subsequent work
National Register Number: 66000503
Significance: One of two similar structures apparently built in 1839 as carriage storehouses, this building represents one of the few remaining vestiges of carriage making and storage, an important element of nineteenth-century manufacture at the arsenal.

Subjects
Carriage Houses
Fire Stations
Military Facilities


Related Names
Baker, Maj. Rufus L.
Ryan, Robert A., Photographer
Ceronie, J., Photographer
Dennett, Muessig, Ryan And Associates, Ltd., Photographer
Hightower, Barbara E., Historian


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. W & S ELEVATIONS, SHOWING STATION HOUSE DOORS OPEN; LOOKING NE. (Ceronie)
2. E & N ELEVATIONS, SHOWING 1918 ADDITION ON EAST END; LOOKING SW. (Ryan)
3. DETAIL VIEW OF CENTER BAY, S ELEVATION. (Ceronie)
4. DETAIL VIEW OF ATTIC TRUSS SYSTEM, SHOWING ALSO THE VENTILATOR PIPES; LOOKING WNW. (Ryan and Ceronie)
5. DETAIL VIEW OF OLD, PUNCH-TYPE MASTER FIRE ALARM SYSTEM, LOCATED ON S WALL OF ENGINE STORAGE ROOM; LOOKING S. (Ceronie and Ryan)
6. Photograph of a photograph in possession of the Watervliet Arsenal Museum, New York. 1918 ADDITION TO SOUTH END OF BUILDING UNDER CONSTRUCTION. DATED SEPTEMBER 30, 1918.
7. Photograph of a photograph in possession of the Watervliet Arsenal Museum, New York. SOUTH AND EAST ELEVATIONS SHOWN SHORTLY AFTER CONSTRUCTION OF ADDITION AT SOUTH END OF BUILDING IN 1918.
8. Photograph of a photograph in possession of the Watervliet Arsenal Museum, New York. SOUTH ELEVATION. TAKEN ON MAY 20, 1936 DURING W.P.A. WORK AT THE ARSENAL.


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